More than 100 woodwind, brass, piano, harp, and percussion students in the Dana School of Music will perform Monday at Stambaugh Auditorium as part of a Youngs-town State University Concert Band and Wind Ensemble concert.
"Something Old, New, Borrowed & Blue" will open with the YSU Concert Band, conducted by Brandt Payne, playing Rimsky-Korsakov's "Procession of the Nobles," Percy Grainger's "Spoon River," Richard Wagner's "Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral," Charles Ives' "Old Home Days" and Edwin Franko Goldman's "The Chimes of Liberty."
The YSU Wind Ensemble performance will feature Brian Kiser on Donald Grantham's Concerto for Tuba, Piano, Orchestral Winds and Percussion.
Kiser is an assistant professor of tuba / euphonium and has taught at YSU since 2005. An active studio and orchestral musician, Kiser has performed with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the Terre Haute Symphony, the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia da Camera and the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra. He also has played more than 250 concerts in 35 states with the Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet Band.
Other selections by the YSU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Stephen L. Gage, include Jay Kennedy's "Path Between the Mountains," Wagner's "Liebestod" from "Tristan und Isolde" and Frank Ticheli's "Blue Shades," which will feature Samuel Carr of Warren on clarinet.
The concert starts at 8 p.m. Monday at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for senior citizens with YSU students admitted free. Tickets will be available at the door. For more information, call 330-941-3636.